Senior Systems Engineer

Job Description

Role Summary
The Senior Enterprise System Engineer takes a holistic view of numerous enterprise systems at our Client. This role gathers input, provides direction, and makes decisions to ensure their infrastructure fits within their vision. This Sr. Engineer closely partners with different groups within IT as well as business customers to clearly understand their requirements, implements technology solutions, and owns the resulting system. In addition, this position communicates the status of corporate and/ or divisional initiatives.

The Sr. Engineer demonstrates advanced skills in leadership, project management, hardware/ software architecture & best practices, computer security & compliance, and enterprise architectures. The role owns a critical infrastructure technology and is a subject matter expert in at least 5 infrastructure systems. Finally, the Senior Engineer is responsible for maintaining the vision and overall strategic direction for enterprise infrastructure systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads cross divisional enterprise infrastructure projects
  • Liaisons and partners directly with Enterprise Architecture, maintaining the strategy and vision of our technology systems
  • Coordinates and collaborates with Enterprise Architecture, ensuring our forward-looking strategies and roadmaps align
  • Researches, develops and communicates system roadmaps, opportunities and constraints to IT as well as the business
  • Represents the team, as well as the manager, at division, business and project meetings
  • Possesses and displays expert skills in the following areas: technical troubleshooting, customer service, communication, thought leadership and project management
  • Owns vendor relationships (responsible for maintaining the relationship and reporting the status directly to senior leadership)
  • Owns at least two core infrastructure technologies: Active Directory, DNS, Altiris, Cloud, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, VMware, Scripting, Local Traffic Manager, Global Traffic Manager, Tivoli Workload Scheduler, Citrix, E-mail, FTP, UNIX, Linux, Windows Servers, Security & Compliance Standards, etc.
  • Pursues industry leading certifications and training
  • Holds team members accountable for enterprise best practices
  • Participates in the team on-call rotation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills

  • Required
    • A minimum of 6 years of documented IT experience
    • A minimum of 4 years of technical engineering experience
    • Expert knowledge of enterprise datacenter technologies
    • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory
    • Expert knowledge of Windows server operating systems
    • Expert knowledge of Identity Management solutions
    • Previous experience deploying Identity Systems in a complex production environment, such as implementing multi-factor authentication (MFA) solution
  • Preferred
    • A Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree, with a focus in computer science, information technology, or a related field.
    • Professional certification in an applicable technology or project management discipline
    • In-depth knowledge and experience supporting enterprise solutions
    • In-depth knowledge of server virtualization technologies preferred
    • In-depth knowledge of DNS services
    • Implemented projects involving enterprise hardware and/or software technologies
    • Knowledge of networking concepts (advanced networking/switching/routing)
    • Professional certification in an applicable technology or project management discipline
    • Proven experience providing strong leadership in a number of enterprise systems
    • Experience providing status of projects to senior members of the leadership team
    • Prior vendor management experience (responsible for maintaining the relationship and reporting the status directly to senior leadership)
    • Strong interpersonal, organizational and customer service skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Reference Number: 5267